Sunday, June 13, 2010
Christianity or Islam
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Yahweh or Allah
The creed of Islam is the doctrine of Allah and maintains an uncompromising monotheism. It denies the biblical doctrine of the Holy Trinity, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
Stop wrongly associating it with tritheism (belief in three separate gods).
The Quran claims is God's revelation to Muhammad affirms the virgin birth of Jesus but denies His pre-eternal existence as the Son of God.
The Quran is confused about His crucifixion and resurrection and does not adhere to the Holy Bible. Matter of fact, it is very vague about the resurrection of Christ. The Quran states with reference to JESUS: "Peace on me the day I was born and the day I die, and the day I shall be raised alive." Surat Maryam 19-33 It is clear that Christ died and was raised from the dead.
Without the work of Jesus on the cross, His death and resurrection three days after His crucifixion our salvation is futile. We are only saved by the blood brought sacrifice of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Prophecy in the Bible is our greatest aid to seeing its credibility. The Bible spoke of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection 100's of years before His birth. In Psalm 22, "My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?" written 1,000 years before the crucifixion [Mark 15:34] "They pierced My hands and My feet" describes the wounds Jesus suffered. All this refers to Jesus, yet Muhammad declares that Jesus is not the Son of God. Isaiah 53 fulfilled the prophecy of His crucifixion. Zechariah 11: 12-13 prophesied His betrayal. Satan could not change it. It's exactly as it was foretold. Christ made His own predictions of His crucifixion and resurrection. Jesus' words are found in Matthew 16:21-223; Mark 8:31; Luke 9:22; John 3:14-16.
Readers of the Quran say Allah means God but is not the name of the God of Israel Yahweh
Allah is one of the many gods from ancient Babylon that was chosen by Muhammad. Bel was the one Muhammad chose as the god of Islam, a moon god.
Yahweh the God of Israel said, "Fear ye not, neither be afraid: have not I told thee from that time, and have declared it? ye are even my witnesses. Is there a God beside me? yea, there is no God; I know not any." [Isaiah 44:8]
Yahweh also said "Thou shall not have no other gods before me" [Deuteronomy 5:7]
JESUS or Muhammad
Muhammad is considered in Islam to be the last and greatest of all prophets.
Jesus is thought of as merely a prophet, inferior to Muhammad
Jesus is mentioned 97 times in 93 verses of the Quran. He is called the "Spirit of God" seven times [Read John 1] The Word dwelled with us. Muhammad mentioned only 25 times in the Quran. Numerous passages in the Quran originated from the Old Testament a 1,000 years before the prophet of Arabia, Muhammad was born. It is clear that Muhammad depended upon the Holy Bible teachings for his "revelations." The Quran also mentions New Testament patriarchs Zechariah, John the Baptist and the disciples of Jesus. It proves Muhammad was well-versed in the New Testament. There are 131 passages in the Quran in which the Bible is referred to as The Law, Psalms and the Gospel. Numerous passages in the Quran parallel passages in the New Testament, which is 600 years older than the Quran. Muhammad borrowed some of the contents of his 'revelations' from the truly inspired test of the New Testament Scriptures.
Question: Why is JESUS, the alleged lesser prophet, be identified over the writer of the Quran, Muhammad?
Let's make a factual comparison
JESUS born of the Virgin Mary in 4 B.C.
Muhammad born of Aminah in A.D. 570
JESUS had no earthly father
Muhammad's earthly father Abed Allah
JESUS never married
Muhammad was married to 15 wives and one was a child of 8 years old!
JESUS lived a sinless life
Muhammad was sinful. Historical fact he murdered many who opposed him and Islam
JESUS never prayed for forgiveness of His sins
Muhammad prayed often for forgiveness
JESUS waged no war
Muhammad waged 66 battles in his lifetime
JESUS ordered the death of no one. He gave His life for mankind
Muhammad ordered the death of many. Islam is a religion of violence and murder
JESUS established mercy and love
Muhammad had no mercy and killed with the sword
JESUS established a spiritual kingdom
Muhammad established an earthly empire
JESUS Died by Crucifixion at age 33
Muhammad died of pneumonia and poisoning at age 62
JESUS arose from the grave, alive
Muhammad still in the grave, dead
The Old Testament predicted JESUS first and second comings
Muhammad had no such prediction
JESUS Theme is Love
Muhammad's Theme is dedicated to war
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life [John 3:16]
The Lord Jesus Christ can come back at any moment. Are you ready? If you're a Christian pray for your brother the Muslims. The Muslims are lost and follow a man called Muhammad and a false god Allah. Jesus Christ is the ONLY Way to Salvation. Muslims need to accept Jesus as their personal Savior or be damned forever. Jesus paid our sin debt. HE became our ransom. HE gave Himself as a sacrifice for our sins that we might have eternal life and have life abundantly. Muhammad NEVER did that. ONLY JESUS did. HE is God incarnate. There is only one God.
Muslims, friends Yahweh loves you and has always loved you. Look again at the comparison between JESUS and Muhammad, then decide. The Choice is yours. You will be choosing Heaven or hell.
JESUS said Only those who believe and accept Him as the Son of God will have eternal life. If you accept him and ask Him to come into your heart as Lord and Savior, He will transform your life. Without Him you will spend an eternity in the Lake of fire, separated from God. Those of the Islam faith need the Lord Jesus Christ, the living Son of God to save them. Begin a life changing relationship with Christ today.
If you accept, then pray this prayer:
"Dear JESUS, I accept you as the Son of God, raised from the dead by God. Forgive me of my sins I have committed. I invite you to come into my heart and be my personal Lord and Savior."